Kristin Colella

Kristin Colella is an experienced writer and editor who specializes in personal finance and lifestyle content. She hopes to inspire readers to make financially responsible choices while still enjoying life to the fullest.

Recent Articles By The Author

The Best Fourth of July Deals

The Best Fourth of July Deals

Here are some great sales and promotions to snag this week from several popular retail stores and websites.

7 Steps to Achieving Financial Independence

7 Steps to Achieving Financial Independence

Follow this advice from the pros to get on the right track to financial freedom.

The Best Money Advice From Dad: 7 Stories

The Best Money Advice From Dad: 7 Stories

We asked seven professionals to share the most valuable financial lessons from their old man. Here's what they had to say.

The Best Deals for Kids During Summer 2013

The Best Deals for Kids During Summer 2013

These fun freebies and discounts can help parents save big in the coming months.

7 Ways Cicadas Could Invade Your Wallet This Season

7 Ways Cicadas Could Invade Your Wallet This Season

Here's the buzz on how these noisy-winged insects might affect your cash flow in the coming weeks.

The Coolest Army Jobs for Civilians This Memorial Day

The Coolest Army Jobs for Civilians This Memorial Day

Here are five interesting Army positions for Americans who aren't active-duty military members.

How 8 Popular Brands Got Their Names

How 8 Popular Brands Got Their Names

From Wheaties to Snickers to Starbucks, here are the stories you might not have heard.

The Great Gatsby's 5 Top Money Lessons

The Great Gatsby's 5 Top Money Lessons

Here's some financial wisdom we've gathered from Fitzgerald's classic story about the excess and excitement of the Roaring '20s.

9 Great Freebies to Snag This Spring

9 Great Freebies to Snag This Spring

From doughnuts to comic books to smartphones, here’s what you can get for free this season.

Colleges with the Highest-Paid Professors

Colleges with the Highest-Paid Professors

These 10 colleges shell out the biggest bucks to their faculty.